Alingon Mitra was one of only 100 comedians invited to perform on the remake of NBC’s Last Comic Standing and went on to be the winner of the show’s Comic Comeback contest. Chosen a Fan Favorite in the semifinal round, Alingon then won the public vote 5 weeks in a row to perform on the finale. He has since been invited to do stand up on Conan, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, and Adam Devine’s House Party on Comedy Central. He was also named one of the “New Faces of Comedy” at Montreal’s Just For Laughs Comedy Festival. In addition, Alingon won both the Boston Comedy Festival and the “Funniest Comic in New England” contest in the same year. Alingon was a writer for the humor magazine The Harvard Lampoon.